That bad accident Nampa Fire Chief Karl Malott was in on I-84 on September 24 just got worse.  Fire Chief Malott has just been charged with driving under the influence.

 

He's been charged out of Payette County with a misdemeanor excessive DUI which means his blood-alcohol content had to be more than .20 percent.  .08 percent is legally drunk in the state of Idaho.

 

We don't know if the motorcycle crash that severely injured Malott in September is what the DUI charge is for.  That information has not been released.  Regardless of when, what, or where... we wish Fire Chief Malott well and hope his recovery continues.

 

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